CVS update: samba/source/include

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri Dec 17 05:22:56 EST 1999

On Fri, 17 Dec 1999, Andrew Tridgell wrote:

> > adding means to start / stop services remotely.  it's a bit lame, but it
> > looks in var/locks for *.pid, and that's your list of started services.
> > a script rc.service is needed.
> NO!!!
> don't add features because they are "cool" or because NT can do it. We
> don't need/want this.
> I want SMB/MSRPC to die, not to become a core piece of every unix
> admins toolbox. I can't think of any unix admin who wants the ablity
> to control unix daemons from NT.

you might not.  the unix admins might.

> even worse, it will lose error output. Starting/stopping a daemon from
> a unix tool (like a command prompt) enusres that the error output gets
> seen. starting it from a msrpc request is a gross hack.

i intend to read the output from smbrun and feed it into the logs.

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